Viva La Musica at SeaWorld San Diego Kicks Off Cinco De Mayo Weekend

Viva La Musica is back at SeaWorld San Diego, celebrating Latin culture through live music, entertainment, flavorful food, and festive decor!

This year, the family-friendly event is bigger and better than ever as SeaWorld celebrates its 60th Anniversary.

The music and fun have expanded throughout the park with ‘So Much More to Sea,’ including all headlining concerts at Bayside Amphitheater (included with park admission), musical performances throughout the day by cultural and local groups, lowrider car shows, and more!

Enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of Latin culture while exploring all that SeaWorld has to offer, including the variety of animals at the park and the family-friendly rides and thrill coasters.

Sensational Live Latin Musical Performances

Bayside Amphitheater, SeaWorld’s popular outdoor performance venue, is reopening for the year with an incredible lineup of concerts every Saturday and Sunday evening at 6 PM. The Viva La Música concert series is included with park admission.

May 4: Mariachi Divas

A spirited mix of melodies, ranging from American pop music to Mexican folk songs and traditional tunes, all sung by the all-female Mariachi Divas, a groundbreaking, two-time Grammy® Award-winning musical group celebrating their 25th anniversary.

May 5: Pablo Montero

Pablo Montero is a Grammy® nominated singer and renowned actor whose catalog of romantic Latin music is beloved throughout the world.

May 11 & 12: Graciela Beltran

Tejano singer Graciela Beltran is widely known as one of regional Mexican music’s most influential female voices. Her releases have topped numerous Billboard Latin categories and the Top Latin Album charts.

May 18 & 19: La Original Banda el Limón

For over two decades, the 16-member band La Original Banda El Limón has been entertaining audiences with a unique blend of traditional banda sounds and modern musical elements. Experience the infectious rhythms, lively horn sections, and powerful vocals!

Viva La Musica

In addition, there will be exciting displays at SkyTower Lawn, including classic lowrider cars and lowrider remote control cars, as well as Folklorico dancers who will share the history, traditions, and culture of Mexican folklore through music and dance.

Plus, Flamenco guitarist David De Alva and dancer Vanessa Ordonez will bring the flare and allure of Flamenco and share their passion for Spanish music and dance at the beautiful Waterfront.

All concerts are included with admission. If you’re looking for the best seats in the house, you can purchase reserved seating in advance here.

Spiced Up Food and Drinks All Weekend Long

In addition to amazing live concerts, the festival includes a variety of dining locations where you can savor authentic, Latin-inspired drinks and dishes.

Fruteria offers tasty and refreshing ALL-NEW Latin-style snacks including Tostilocos, Vaso de Fruta, and Chamango, all combining Mexican spices with fresh fruit or veggies. Plus, enjoy ALL-NEW Chicharrón and Sweet Chicharrón.

Seaworld San Diego presents Viva La Musica

Taqueria is serving freshly made-to-order tacos, including chicken tinga tacos, carnitas tacos, and a vegetarian option of pulled jackfruit plant-based tacos. Plus, indulge in Esquites and the returning favorite churro cheesecake, complete with whipped cream and caramel.

Nachos and Tortas is grilling the finest of meat choices with Carnitas or Carne Asada Nachos and Tortas de Carne Asada or Jamón. Cool down with the Fresas Con Crema, a delicious blend of strawberries, vanilla, and cream.

Viva La Musica

Cinco de Mayo Drink Specials

To kick off the Viva La Musica event and celebrate Cinco de Mayo, SeaWorld is offering discounts on margaritas on Friday, May 5. At Manta Bar and Explorer’s Café Bar, get a 16-oz. refreshing Classic Margarita for $10.

At Underwater Cantina’s Happy Hour, you can purchase a Mezcal Margarita for $4. Happy Hour is valid 4 PM until park closing.

Dance Your Way Through 2024 With an Annual Pass

For a limited time, admission tickets, Fun Cards, and Annual Passes are up to 50% off during the Spring Spectacular Sale here.

Annual Pass Members receive 12 months of visits with the best benefits, including FREE parking, up to six free guest tickets, and special savings on merchandise, Quick Queue, and more.

Pass Members are first for everything: first to ride any new attraction, first to view new animal exhibits, and first to know about major park announcements.

In 2024, Pass Members will be the first to view SeaWorld’s newest immersive and interactive exhibit, Jewels of the Sea: A Jellyfish Experience.

See you there!

For more information, park hours, and to purchase tickets, visit here. Follow SeaWorld on Facebook and Instagram for the latest Viva La Música details and information.

See you there, San Diego!

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